More learners with support from their parents are increasingly considering changing their line of education from academics to concentrate on vocational.
Patrick Byakatonda, the executive director Directorate of Industrial Training -DIT encouraged such parents to embrace the initiative that was designed by the DIT targeting people with no qualification.
Dr Lorna Magara, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council noted that one of the major challenges in handling perpetrators of sexual harassment is that the University cannot suspend implicated staff beyond three months.
Geoffrey Magomu, the headteacher of Magada primary school in Mbale City Northern Division, says that they last released salaries in July this year. He explains that they were forced to storm the Mbale City offices after seeking an explanation from the city education officer in vain.
A report from the district education department shows that some of the school classroom blocks collapsed whereas others have developed cracks because of being submerged resulting from the rising water levels.
The Finance Committee Chairperson, Komakech Geoffrey Okumu, says that they discovered that the UPE capitation grant released in the 4th quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year did not reach eight schools without clear explanation prompting them to order a special audit.
In Kyarumba primary school, thugs made off with metallic doors from the newly constructed latrine. Mainja says that the status of most schools in the district is appealing, which might affect their re-opening next year.